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November 13, 2018

By Thorsteinn Siglaugsson, Consultant / Corporate trainer / Manager

An INSEAD MBA and entrepreneur Thorsteinn has over 20 years of experience in management, consulting and training. He is chairman of Ultima BV, a company specialized in developing driver-based planning and budgeting solutions. He also runs his own consultancy with a focus on improving business performance, using the Beyond Budgeting approach to planning and budgeting, and the Logical Thinking Process methodology for strategy formulation and improvement programs, both in consulting assignments and corporate training. Thorsteinn is a member of the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable and a certified expert in The Logical Thinking Process.

LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/siglaugsson/

When preparing the implementation of a planning and forecasting system I am often asked if we can just take the existing spreadsheet solution and squeeze...

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August 30, 2018

By Hyder Hasan, Global Finance Director at PureCircle

Strategic investment decision-making involves the process of identifying, evaluating and selecting among projects that are likely to have significant impact...

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August 24, 2018

By Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President Performance Management Development at Statoil

Welcome to this blog series, where I look forward to share with you some of my reflections on what I believe are very important issues for most organisations...

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August 21, 2018

By Daniele Tedesco, CEO at Apliqo AG / Cubewise CH

The Author, Daniele Tedesco is a former CFO and investment banker and has successfully led a vast number of M&A transactions (buy- and sell-side) as well as driven value based management approaches in different companies.

He has more than 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and was the head of Technology Equity Research of a large Swiss bank.

LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/in/daniele-tedesco-7b689b/

More than 15 years ago, the Harvard Business Review had already declared corporate planning and budgeting as all but dead. “Corporate budgeting is a joke, and everyone knows it...

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August 14, 2018

By Martin Winkler, Manager at Apliqo

Martin Winkler has many years’ experience in finance and controlling and has already optimized and accompanied many reporting and planning processes for different companies in the course of his career. In his present position as head of business development with Cubewise, he advises companies on the preparation of business management concepts and technical implementation of integrated planning solutions.

LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/martin-winkler-3a1701b1/

The corporate planning process is a controversial subject on which opinions differ widely. But experience has shown that an effectively implemented planning process brings...

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August 13, 2018

By Christian Fournier,  Retired Head of Finance Europe at Orange Business Services, Author (Globalisation - adapter l'organisation de son entreprise face à la mondialisation...)

Forecast accuracy is often a subject of discussion. What are the issues met that can generate such level of discussion?